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‘Twilight’ star Nikki Reed separates from husband Paul McDonald

‘Twilight’ star Nikki Reed splits from husband Paul McDonald
‘Twilight’ star Nikki Reed splits from husband Paul McDonald
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Film star Nikki Reed has split from her husband of two years, “American Idol” (season 10) contestant Paul McDonald, after living apart for the past six months. A rep for the couple has announced, reports the New York Daily News on Saturday, March 29, “After much consideration, Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald are ending their marriage.” The rep went on to say that the recent separation has been due to “work obligations,” but now the pair has decided to end their marriage. They had dated for seven months prior to their wedding.

Barely two weeks ago, Reed gushed about her happy marriage in Us Weekly. "We don't have rules, but I think it's just important to focus on what you love,” the actress said. "We love just hanging out, he's my best friend in the world and I love him so much.” Well, so much for the full accuracy of that statement. It’s not unusual in the celebrity world, for situations to change abruptly. Reed went on to say no plans for a baby were underway. Her fans certainly hope not, under the circumstances. According to the rep, they remain best friends, and they will “will continue to share their love of music. The two are working on an album.

Nikki Reed is best known for her role as Rosalie in “The Twilight Saga.” Paul McDonald, 29, is familiar to fans of the long-running “American Idol series.